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Younger

forests

Older

Cooling

Warming

-0.33

-0.16

0

+0.33

+0.66C

25

50

100

200 or more

years old

Temperature trend

1900-2010, expressed

as change per 50 years

Reforestation

from the past

century

Cooling in the

south-east

Guardian graphic. Source: Barnes, et al, 2024, ‘A Century of Reforestation Reduced Anthropogenic Warming in the Eastern United States.’ Note: Forest age data from North American Carbon Program. Age estimates as of 2019 at 1km resolution. Temperature data from Delaware Air Temperature & Precipitation Dataset.